Eileen Finn (Syracuse ’10) joined the University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse program at the position of first assistant coach in July 2012. Finn previously worked on the same staff as UNH head coach Sarah Albrecht at the University of Massachusetts for two seasons (2011-12).
Finn was a four-year starter at Syracuse University, an All-Big East First Team selection in 2010 and the defender was a four-time Big East All-Academic Team honoree. As a senior, she was also named to the IWLCA Academic Squad as well as the WomensLacrosse.com Unsung Hero of the Year.
The Orange compiled a 60-21 record spanning the 2007-10 seasons with two Big East championships (2007, 2008), two NCAA quarterfinal appearances (2007, 2009) and two trips to the NCAA semifinals (2008, 2010).
Additionally, the native of Southington, Conn., served as the Vice-President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, was the secretary of Women in Sports and Events (WISE) and served as a Syracuse Student Ambassador.
In Finn’s two seasons as an assistant coach at UMass, the Minutewomen were 36-5, won two Atlantic 10 tournaments and advanced to the NCAA tournament twice.
In the summer of 2010, Finn worked as an U.S. Olympic Committee, Paralympics, Military Programs Intern in Colorado Springs, Colo.